The Mariners have 10 days to trade, waive or release Buck. They will make a corresponding roster move Tuesday. Published reports say they will call up catcher Jesus Sucre from Class AAA Tacoma.
Buck, 34, signed a one-year contract with Seattle in the offseason. He was hitting .226 with one home run and six RBI in 27 games.
He hit 63 homers over the last four seasons, fifth-most among catchers. He also played for Miami, Toronto, Kansas City, the New York Mets and Pittsburgh.
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